Euphorbiaceae
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Pairts o the candlenut tree (Aleurites moluccana)
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Faimily: Euphorbiaceae
Juss.[1]
Subfaimilies

For a detailed taxonomy tae the genus level, see
Taxonomy o the Euphorbiaceae.

Euphorbiaceae, the spurge faimily, is a muckle faimily o flouerin plants wit 300 genera an aroond 7,500 species. Maist spurges are yerbs, but some, especially in the tropics, are shrubs or trees. Some are succulent an resemble cacti.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 26 Juin 2013.